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Cyber Assessment Engineer - 00054620

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The MITRE Corporation
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Huntsville, AL 35808
Job Description

Cyber Assessment Engineer \- 00054620


Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both\. That’s because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation’s toughest challenges-and we’re committed to the long\-term well\-being of our employees\. MITRE is different from most technology companies\. We are a not\-for\-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do\. The Research & Development centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation\. We’re making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world\.

Lead a team of cyber engineers to perform cyber assessments in support of DoD organizations to ensure a robust cyber defense architecture on relevant systems\. The individual will be responsible for mission prep, execution, and reporting\. Additionally, the candidate will assist in developing, improving and/or evaluating tools, techniques, and procedures \(TTPs\) for detecting and responding to modern, advanced persistent cyber threats\.

Responsibilities include:

+ Develop and maintain relationships with organizations under assessment during preparation, execution, and wrap\-up of assessment activities\.

+ Scope assessments in terms of technologies, technical approach, team size and skill mix, and technical implementation of assessment plans\.

+ Conduct data collection, analysis, triage, and reporting as appropriate\. Examples of subject data and analysis are: host logs, netflow, PCAP, syslog/snmp logs, memory captures, and other similar data

+ Develop findings and recommendations and final report products and deliver to sponsor\.

+ Conduct technology R&D and prototype/proof of concept development involving: virtualization, cloud, devops/orchestration, analytic development, visualization development, and other innovation to improve threat detection and response\.


Basic Qualifications:

+ BS and 8 years related experience

+ Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances

Required Qualifications:

+ Experience in one or more of the following areas: incident response, cyber threat hunting, cyber threat intelligence, cybersecurity engineering \(resilient systems security engineering\), and/or cybersecurity analytics\.

+ Strong knowledge of advanced cyber threats and adversary methodologies\.

+ Must possess and maintain a Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Ability to document and/or present ideas and findings such that others can easily learn from or make decisions based upon the material\.

+ Ability to develop new ideas and techniques that advance the state of the practice for cyber defensive operations\.

+ Familiarity with vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and/or detection/hunting toolsets, such as: Redline, Volexity, Surge/Volcano, Volatility, Beats, ELK, Splunk, Wireshark, TCPdump, tshark

+ Related certification\(s\) such as: CISSP, CEH, OSCP, GCIH, GCFA, GNFA, GPEN

+ Advanced degree in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

+ Obtain a Top Secret level security clearance

MITRE’s workplace reflects our values\. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth\. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us\. For more information please visit https://www\.mitre\.org/careers/working\-at\-mitre\. U\.S Citizenship is required for most positions\.

Job Cyber Security

Primary Location United States\-Alabama\-Huntsville

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting Nov 12, 2019, 12:55:18 PM

Req ID: 00054620

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